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The National Insurance Crime Bureau warned that potential fraudsters can use this time to prey on innocent used-car buyers by selling cars that have been impacted by flooding.
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This Hurricane Season, Learn to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

The National Insurance Crime Bureau warned that potential fraudsters can use this time to prey on innocent used-car buyers by selling cars that have been impacted by flooding.
The Eco mode is a fuel-saving feature offered by several manufacturers that instructs the engine computer to shift into a program that maximizes efficiency over performance.
2021 Honda Odyssey

What Is Eco Mode?

The Eco mode is a fuel-saving feature offered by several manufacturers that instructs the engine computer to shift into a program that maximizes efficiency over performance.
Actuators work behind the scenes in vehicles to convert energy into a physical action or force, and they perform a variety of performance and convenience functions.
2022 Volkswagen Jetta

What Is an Actuator?

Actuators work behind the scenes in vehicles to convert energy into a physical action or force, and they perform a variety of performance and convenience functions.
Each type of tire has strong points and weak ones, and none is probably ideal for every situation or time of year, so it pays to know their strengths and weaknesses.
2020 Subaru WRX STI Series White

What’s the Difference Between Summer, Winter and ...

Each type of tire has strong points and weak ones, and none is probably ideal for every situation or time of year, so it pays to know their strengths and weaknesses.
The “L” was a staple position in early cars with automatic transmissions (which date from the 1940s), and it had some very practical purposes back when brakes weren’t as good.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica

What’s the ‘L’ in Your Shifter and When Should You Use It?

The “L” was a staple position in early cars with automatic transmissions (which date from the 1940s), and it had some very practical purposes back when brakes weren’t as good.
A collision damage waiver is optional coverage available on rented vehicles that protects the renter from repair bills in the event of theft or an accident.
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What Is a Collision Damage Waiver?

A collision damage waiver is optional coverage available on rented vehicles that protects the renter from repair bills in the event of theft or an accident.
Headliners provide insulation against heat and noise, and they also hide wiring and hardware for electrical components, antennas and other accessories.
2020 Toyota C-HR

What Is a Headliner?

Headliners provide insulation against heat and noise, and they also hide wiring and hardware for electrical components, antennas and other accessories.
Defrosters clear condensation from windows and melt frost, ice and snow. They work differently depending on whether they are for the windshield or the rear window.
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How Does a Car Defroster Work?

Defrosters clear condensation from windows and melt frost, ice and snow. They work differently depending on whether they are for the windshield or the rear window.
According to NHTSA, one vehicle was stolen every 44 seconds in 2019 for a total of about 722,000 vehicles — and summer is the most popular season for theft.
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July Is a Hot Month for Car Thefts

According to NHTSA, one vehicle was stolen every 44 seconds in 2019 for a total of about 722,000 vehicles — and summer is the most popular season for theft.
AFS stands for adaptive front-lighting system, or headlights that swivel in the direction a vehicle is turning to illuminate more of the road where the vehicle is heading instead of straight ahead.
2021 Mazda CX-5

What Does AFS Mean?

AFS stands for adaptive front-lighting system, or headlights that swivel in the direction a vehicle is turning to illuminate more of the road where the vehicle is heading instead of straight ahead.